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At Eph 1:17 Paul alludes to the Knowledge of God. Here Peter expounds on that foundational theme.
2 Peter 1:1-11
It is not WHAT we know, but WHO that let's us know/attain/experience what God has planned for those who trust and obey the Word of Truth.
Ephesians 1:15-23
One long sentence (v3-14). Does it represent a hymn?
Ephesians 1:1-14
Paul's teaching in Ch 12-15 must be seen in light of his explanation of grace as it relates to Israel in Ch 9-11.
Romans 12-15
Paul's plans to visit are sincere but subject to the will of his Lord
Romans 15:22-33
Paul's diplomatic appeal to a Church he did not found, but for which he has an Apostle's heart.
Romans 15:8-21
As the night sky begins to lighten as the dawn approaches we are reminded of our Lord's own words - Love your neighbor as yourself.
Romans 13:8-14
Paul explores several aspects of individuality within the corporate.
Romans 12:1-21
The LXX uses an IF/THEN construction between v4 and v5ff in translating the Hebrew text.
Haggai 1:1-6
Paul calls on a few by name then provides a glorious exposition of what it means to have the Lord near and to have God among them.
Philippians 4:2-9
Paul stretching forward to the upward call of God in (the knowing of?) Christ Jesus!
Philippians 3:12-4:1
Paul assumes those who hear these words share in the Knowing of Christ.
Philippians 3:1-11
What can compare to the 'surpassingness' of knowing Christ our Lord?
Philippians 3:1-11
Paul promises to send from his side two men, a brother and a dear son, to comfort those in Philippi who have been such a comfort to him.
Philippians 2:19-30
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Romans 12
Romans 12:9-21
The right minded member of the body will show genuine love.
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Published March 25th, 2022; Updated March 25th, 2022
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Main point summary
Arc 12_9+
Dia 9-21
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Main point summary
The Genuine Love to which we are called explicated.
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Arc 12_9+
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Romans 12:9-21
Chiasm 2-3-2-3-2
Ἡ ἀγάπη ἀνυπόκριτος.
Let [THE] Love be genuine
ἀποστυγοῦντες τὸ πονηρόν,
Abhor what is evil
κολλώμενοι τῷ ἀγαθῷ·
Embrace/cling to what is good
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τῇ φιλαδελφίᾳ εἰς ἀλλήλους φιλόστοργοι,
Love one another with brotherly affection
τῇ τιμῇ ἀλλήλους προηγούμενοι,
Outdo one another in showing honor
τῇ σπουδῇ μὴ ὀκνηροί,
Do not be slothful in zeal
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τῷ πνεύματι ζέοντες,
Be fervent in spirit
τῷ κυρίῳ δουλεύοντες,
Serve the lord
τῇ ἐλπίδι χαίροντες,
Rejoice in hope
τῇ θλίψει ὑπομένοντες,
Be patient in tribulation
τῇ προσευχῇ προσκαρτεροῦντες,
Be constant in prayer
ταῖς χρείαις τῶν ἁγίων κοινωνοῦντες,
Contribute to the needs of the Saints
τὴν φιλοξενίαν διώκοντες.
Desire to show hospitality
progression
εὐλογεῖτε τοὺς ⸀ διώκοντας,
Bless those who persecute you
εὐλογεῖτε καὶ μὴ καταρᾶσθε.
Bless and do not curse
Parallelism
restate
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χαίρειν μετὰ ⸀ χαιρόντων,
Rejoice with those to rejoice
κλαίειν μετὰ κλαιόντων.
Weep with those who weep
τὸ αὐτὸ εἰς ἀλλήλους φρονοῦντες,
Think the same of one another
μὴ τὰ ὑψηλὰ φρονοῦντες
Do not be haughty
ἀλλὰ τοῖς ταπεινοῖς συναπαγόμενοι.
But associate with the lowly
μὴ γίνεσθε φρόνιμοι παρ’ ἑαυτοῖς.
Don’t become wise in your own thinking
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μηδενὶ κακὸν ἀντὶ κακοῦ ἀποδιδόντες·
Repay no one evil for evil
προνοούμενοι καλὰ ἐνώπιον πάντων ἀνθρώπων·
Give thought to what is honorable in the site of everyone
εἰ δυνατόν, τὸ ἐξ ὑμῶν μετὰ πάντων ἀνθρώπων εἰρηνεύοντες·
If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all
μὴ ἑαυτοὺς ἐκδικοῦντες, ἀγαπητοί,
Do not avenge yourselves, beloved
ἀλλὰ δότε τόπον τῇ ὀργῇ,
But give place for wrath
γέγραπται γάρ·
For it is written
Ἐμοὶ ἐκδίκησις,
Vengeance is with me,
ἐγὼ ἀνταποδώσω,
I will repay
λέγει κύριος.
Says the lord
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⸂ ἀλλὰ ἐὰν ⸃ πεινᾷ ὁ ἐχθρός σου,
Rather, if your enemy is hungry
ψώμιζε αὐτόν·
Feed him
conditional
ἐὰν διψᾷ,
If he thirsts
πότιζε αὐτόν·
Give him drink
τοῦτο γὰρ ποιῶν
For by doing this
ἄνθρακας πυρὸς σωρεύσεις ἐπὶ τὴν κεφαλὴν αὐτοῦ.
You will be heaping coals of fire upon his head
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μὴ νικῶ ὑπὸ τοῦ κακοῦ,
Do not be overcome by evil
ἀλλὰ νίκα ἐν τῷ ἀγαθῷ τὸ κακόν.
But overcome evil in doing good
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Dia 9-21
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Romans 12:9-21
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Romans 12:10
Romans 12:9
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ἀγάπη
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ἀνυπόκριτος
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ἀποστυγοῦντες
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τὸ
πονηρόν
κολλώμενοι
τῷ
ἀγαθῷ
(ὄντες)
φιλόστοργοι
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τῇ
φιλαδελφίᾳ
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εἰς
ἀλλήλους
προηγούμενοι
ἀλλήλους
τῇ
τιμῇ
(ὄντες)
μὴ
ὀκνηροί
τῇ
σπουδῇ
κοινωνοῦντες
ταῖς
χρείαις
τῶν
ἁγίων
διώκοντες
τὴν
φιλοξενίαν
χαίροντες
τῇ
ἐλπίδι
ὑπομένοντες
τῇ
θλίψει
προσκαρτεροῦντες
τῇ
προσευχῇ
ζέοντες
τῷ
πνεύματι
δουλεύοντες
τῷ
κυρίῳ
ἀποδιδόντες
μηδενὶ
κακὸν
ἀντὶ
κακοῦ
προνοούμενοι
καλὰ
ἐνώπιον
ἀνθρώπων
πάντων
εἰρηνεύοντες
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δυνατόν
εἰ
τὸ
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ἐξ
ὑμῶν
μετὰ
ἀνθρώπων
πάντων
ἐκδικοῦντες
μὴ
ἑαυτοὺς
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ἀγαπητοί
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τόπον
τῇ
ὀργῇ
ἀλλὰ
γέγραπται
κύριος
λέγει
ἐκδίκησις
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Ἐμοὶ
ἐγὼ
ἀνταποδώσω
γάρ
ἀλλὰ
ψώμιζε
αὐτόν
ἐχθρός
πεινᾷ
σου
ἐὰν
αὐτόν
πότιζε
(ὁ
ἐχθρός)
διψᾷ
(σου)
ἐὰν
σωρεύσεις
ἄνθρακας
πυρὸς
ποιῶν
τοῦτο
ἐπὶ
τὴν
κεφαλὴν
αὐτοῦ
γὰρ
νικῶ
μὴ
ὑπὸ
τοῦ
κακοῦ
νίκα
τὸ
κακόν
ἐν
τῷ
ἀγαθῷ
ἀλλὰ
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χαίρειν
μετὰ
χαιρόντων
κλαίειν
μετὰ
κλαιόντων
Romans 12:13
Romans 12:11
Romans 12:12
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Romans 12:14
εὐλογεῖτε
τοὺς
διώκοντας
εὐλογεῖτε
καταρᾶσθε
μὴ
καὶ
Romans 12:15
Romans 12:16
γίνεσθε
μὴ
φρόνιμοι
φρονοῦντες
τὸ
αὐτὸ
εἰς
ἀλλήλους
φρονοῦντες
μὴ
τὰ
ὑψηλὰ
συναπαγόμενοι
τοῖς
ταπεινοῖς
ἀλλὰ
παρ’
ἑαυτοῖς
Romans 12:17
Romans 12:18
Romans 12:19
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